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  # 109179 7-Feb-2008 21:24
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according to my testing, the tv2 channel (which is running a 720p feed) is going at around 19.6Mbit/sec

a 1 minute recording (exact) was 150718KB.

My pvr is going to need a major disk space upgrade Laughing



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  # 109194 7-Feb-2008 22:42
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itey: according to my testing, the tv2 channel (which is running a 720p feed) is going at around 19.6Mbit/sec

a 1 minute recording (exact) was 150718KB.

My pvr is going to need a major disk space upgrade Laughing


Hmm I doubt it as I've just done a bandwith check on the VPID and it comes out at  8355.556 kbit/s, and TV One is about the same.

There is quite a bit of overhead due to the TS encapsulation etc but your file size is still a bit off.





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Master Geek


  # 109202 8-Feb-2008 00:36
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I've had fun with these - that is until I discovered my "other" PVR machine running an XP3400+ CPU and an X1950 Pro card cannot hack the pace. The X1950 is supposed to be able to hardware decode H.264 but tests indicate (100%cpu use & stuttering) that it is all being done in software. I'm using the VMR9 custom codec from Cyberlink Power DVD Ultra etc... has anyone had any experience with this VPU (X1950) and HD decoding? if I can get the processing onto hardware that would be huge.

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  # 109203 8-Feb-2008 00:39
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Tv1 and tv2 run between 8 and 11mbps.

@ajst, are you running xp? vista is good at doing hardware accel.

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Ultimate Geek


  # 109222 8-Feb-2008 08:06
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thats odd, then why is my ts file so large?

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Master Geek


  # 109257 8-Feb-2008 12:16
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Fossie - I am running vista, I will have a play with the drivers but it doesn't look good. Card specs specifically state H.264 h/w decoding but obviously it's not happening. I'm locked with the CPU and VPU, they are the highest spec I can run on this box. 
I had everything just perfect on my other Q6600/8600GTS machine it was awesome.

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  # 109271 8-Feb-2008 13:18
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@Ajst, what software are you running? And is powerdvd set to use AVIVO?

 
 
 
 


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Master Geek


  # 109292 8-Feb-2008 14:52
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Fossie: @Ajst, what software are you running? And is powerdvd set to use AVIVO?


GBPVR, Vista Home Prem, PowerDVD 7 Ultimate - no I never thought to configure powerdvd to use avivo- is this an option??

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  # 109303 8-Feb-2008 15:50
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Hi all,
Maybe slightly off topic, but relates to DVB-T signal.  Can the coax cable from the UHF aerial go into the Terrestrial set top box and then out to the traditional analogue TV aerial input?  (Assuming there's an RF out on the STB). 
Reason I ask is I'd still like to be able to view prime if it doesn't make it to the DVB-T channel line up.
Cheers all,
Jackson.

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  # 109374 8-Feb-2008 23:05
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I might need to start a new thread here - but yes Fossie, use hardware decoding avivo was checked - still slow & choppy with 100% CPU - seems really stange. I'll no doubt waste the weekend trying to figure it out. 

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  # 109384 9-Feb-2008 00:08
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There was alot about this in the Wellington testing thread iirc.

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  # 109484 9-Feb-2008 13:55
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This is new. 626000 is carrying all the Kordia channels as well as 660000. So right now im picking up every single channel twice, on different mux's.

530000Tvnz
538000 Tvnz
562000 Mediaworks
570000 Mediaworks
626000 Kordia
666000 Kordia

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Ultimate Geek


  # 109513 9-Feb-2008 16:29
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me too fossie, I noticed it yesterday when I did a rescan

interestingly, I didn't find the TVNZ mux at 530000




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  # 109522 9-Feb-2008 16:55
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Take a look at the frequency table at http://kordia.co.nz/index.php?q=node/1176

You must all be close enough to one of the infill sites as 62600 = CH40

I'd be very interested to hear a signal strength comparison between the two differnt networks.




Generally known online as OpenMedia, now working for Red Hat APAC a Technology Evangelist and Product Manager. Still playing with MythTV and digital media on the side.


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  # 109528 9-Feb-2008 17:37
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Ok. Using the little dinky aerial that came with my hvr-900.

I'm only getting a 2% difference across all Mux's. All are in the high 70's.
Using my roof aerial I'm in the mid 90's.

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